Senate Meeting Agendas

2017 – 26 April

  • Report of the Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
  • Report from the Provost, Michele Wheatly
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Tiffany Koszalka
  • Report of the Committee on Research, Jamie Winders
  • Report of the Committee on Appointment and Promotions, Craig Dudczak
  • Report of the Committee on Academic Affairs, Julie Hasenwinkel
  • Report of the Committee on Women’s Concerns, Margaret Thompson
  • Report of the Committee on Student Life, Jose L Marrero-Rosada
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2017 – 19 April

  • Report of the Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
  • Report from the Chancellor, Kent Syverud
  • Report from the Provost, Michele Wheatly
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Tiffany Koszalka
  • Report of the Committee on Budget and Fiscal Affairs, Bruce Carter
  • Report of the Committee on Appointment and Promotions, Craig Dudczak
  • Old Business
  • New Business
    • Resolution Calling for solidarity with the students of University of Puerto Rico, José Marrero-Rosado and Guillermo Javier Guasp Perez

2017 – 29 March

  • Report of the Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
    • Nominees for two positions in the Agenda Committee
    • Resolution on Assaults to Academic Freedom by Extra-Academic Organizations
  • Report from the Chancellor, Kent Syverud
  • Report of the Middle States Steering Committee, Rochelle Ford
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2017 – 22 March

  • Report of the Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
  • Report from the Chancellor, Kent Syverud
  • Report from the Provost, Michele Wheatly
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Tiffany Koszalka
  • Report of the Committee on Research, Jamie Winders
  • Report of the Committee on Academic Affairs, Julie Hasenwinkel
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2017 – 15 February

  • Report of the Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
    • SU Senate Resolution on the Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”
  • Report from the Chancellor, Kent Syverud
  • Report from the Provost, Michele Wheatly
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Tiffany Koszalka
  • Report of the Committee on Budget and Fiscal Affairs, Bruce Carter
  • Report of the Committee on Appointments and Promotion, Craig Dudczak
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2017 – 18 January

  • Report of the Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
    • Approval of the minutes of 12/7 Senate meeting
    • Resolution concerning DACA students and other potentially vulnerable non-US citizens at SU (to be distributed next week)
  • Report from the Chancellor, Kent Syverud
  • Report from the Provost, Michele Wheatly
  • Report of the Committee on Student Life, Jose Marrero Rosado
  • Report of the Committee on Honorary Degrees, Christian Day (executive session with senators only)
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2016 – 09 November

  • Report of the Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
    • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 12 October 2016
    • Electronic voting demonstration and motion
    • Information on Policy Committee, Abby Perer, Associate General Counsel
    • Information on Middle States Accreditation, Rochelle Ford, MSCHE Steering Committee
  • Report from the Chancellor, Kent Syverud
  • Report from the Provost, Michele Wheatly Provost Remarks 2016-10-12
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Tiffany Koszalka
  • Report of the Committee on Budget and Fiscal Affairs, Bruce Carter
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2016 – 12 October

  • Report of the Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
    • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 14 September 2016
  • Report from the Chancellor, Kent Syverud
  • Report from the Provost, Michele Wheatly
  • Report of the Committee on Honorary Degrees, Christian Day
    • Honorary Degree Nomination Form 2016
  • Report of the Committee on Appointment & Promotions, Craig Dudczak
    • Notice of Faculty Ballot and Election
  • Report of the Committee on Instruction, John Dannenhoffer
    • Academic Integrity Policy Draft 092616
    • AI Case Procedure Flowchart 082316
    • Violation Sanction Rubric updated 082216
  • Report of the Committee on Student Life, Jose Marrero Rosado
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2016 – 14 September

  • Report of the Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
  • Report from the Provost, Michele Wheatly
  • Report of the Committee on LGBT Concerns
  • Report of the Committee on Library
  • New senators’ orientation, Bruce Carter and Can Isik

2016 – 27 April

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 13 April 2016
  • Report of the Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
  • Report from Chancellor Syverud, Interim Provost Liddy
  • Report of the Committee on Budget and Fiscal Affairs, Dawit Negussey
  • Report of the Committee on Student Life, Jose Marrero
  • Report of the Committee on Research, Jamie Winders
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2016 – 13 April

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 30 March 2016
  • Report of the Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik Candidates for degrees
    • Report of the Subcommittee on Nominations
  • Report from Chancellor Syverud, Interim Provost Liddy
  • Report of the Committee on Appointment and Promotions, Craig Dudczak
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Tiffany Koszalka
  • Report of the Committee on Instruction, Bob Van Gulick
    • Report of the Committee on Instruction – Appendix
  • Report of the Committee on Budget and Fiscal Affairs, Dawit Negussey
  • Report of the Committee on Student Life, Jose Marrero
  • Report of the Committee on Research, Jamie Winders
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2016 – 30 March

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 23 March 2016 (PDF)
  • Report of the Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
  • Report from Chancellor Syverud, Interim Provost Liddy
  • Report of the Committee on Appointment and Promotions, Craig Dudczak
    • Emeritus Faculty
  • Report of the Committee on Academics Affairs, Ian MacInnes
    •  SU Scholars for 2016 (PDF)
    • Motion re Non-tenure track Full-time Faculty positions (PDF)
    • Motion Dept Name Change (PDF)
    • Senate Resolution on Tenured And Non Tenure Track Faculty (PDF)
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2016 – 23 March

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 17 February 2016 (PDF)
  • Report of the Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
    • Calendar for 2016-17
  • Update from Chancellor Syverud, Interim Provost Liddy
  • Report of the Committee on Honorary Degrees, Christian Day
    • [For the purpose of discussion and vote on nominations for honorary degrees the Senate will proceed in closed session].
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula (PDF), Aileen Gallagher
  • Report of the Committee on Women’s Concerns (PDF), Lori Brown
    • Motion – Ombuds Proposal
    • Motion – Ombuds Proposal Appendix A
    • Motion – Ombuds Proposal Appendix B
  • Report of the Committee on Academics Affairs, Ian MacInnes
    • Draft Report on Free Speech
    • Motion Dept Name Change
    • Revisions to the Faculty Manual
    • Chancellor Cover Letter and report 11-17-15
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2016 – 17 February

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 20 January 2016 (PDF)
  • Report of the Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
  • Report of the Committee on Honorary Degrees, Christian Day
    • [For the purpose of discussion and vote on nominations for honorary degrees the Senate will proceed in closed session].
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Tiffany A. Koszalka
  • Report of the Committee on Instruction, Robert Van Gulick
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2016 – 20 January

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 02 December 2015 (PDF)
  • Report of the Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
  • Report from Chancellor,Kent Syverud, Interim Provost, Elizabeth Liddy
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula (PDF), Tiffany A. Koszalka
  • Report of the Committee on Appointment and Promotions, Craig Dudczak
  • Report of the Committee on Budget and Fiscal Affairs (oral), Dawit Negussey
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2015 – 02 December

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 04 November 2015 (PDF)
  • Report of the Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
  • Report of Chancellor, Vice Chancellor
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Tiffany A. Koszalka
  • Motions of the Committee on Academic Affairs, Ian MacInnes
    • Writing Program/Department Name Change
    • VPA Bifurcation
  • Report of the Committee on Services to the Faculty and Staff, Sharon Hollenback
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2015 – 04 November

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 07 October 2015
  • Report of the Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
  • Report from Chancellor, Kent Syverud, Interim Provost, Liz Liddy
  • Report of the Senate Committee on Curricula, Tiffany A. Koszalka
  • Report of the Committee on LGBT Concerns, Francine D’Amico
  • Report of the Committee on Academic Affairs, Ian MacInnes
  • Report on Professor of Practice status from April 2015
  • Report of the Committee on Administrative Operations, Thom DeLara
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2015 – 7 October

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 09 September 2015
  • Report of the Senate Agenda Committee, Eileen Schell
    • Report of Subcommittee on Nominations
    • Motion re: committee chairs who are not Senate members
    • List of Senate Committee Chairs
    • List of staff and student senators
    • Summary of the Work of the Senate, 2014-15
  • Report from the Chancellor, Kent Syverud
  • Report from the Interim Provost, Elizabeth Liddy
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Tiffany A. Koszalka
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2015 – 15 April

  • Minutes of the University Senate Meeting of 18 March 2015 (PDF)
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
    • Candidates for Degrees (PDF)
    • Report of Subcommittee on Nominations (PDF)
    • Agenda Committee ballot (sent in campus mail)
  • Report of the Committee on Appointment and Promotions, Robert Rubinstein
    • Emeritus
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Tiffany Koszalka
  • Report of the Committee on Women’s Concerns, Marti Hanson, Lori Brown
  • Report of the Committee on Research (with 1994 Appendix), Dinesh Gauri
  • Report of the Committee on Academic Affairs (PDF), James Watts, Natasha Cooper
  • Report of the Committee on Budget and Fiscal Affairs, Dawit Negussey
  • Candidates for Degrees, Christian Day
    • [During discussion and vote on nominees for honorary degrees the Senate will proceed in closed session]
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2015 – 18 March

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 11 February 2015 (PDF)
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
    • Calendar of Meetings 2015-16
  • Brief update on the NCAA report, Chancellor Kent Syverud
  • Report of the Committee on Honorary Degrees, Christian Day
    • [For the purpose of discussion and vote on the honorary degree nominations the Senate will proceed in closed session]
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Tiffany Koszalka
  • Report of the Committee on Research (with 1994 Appendix), Dinesh Gauri
  • Report of the Committee on Women’s Concerns (PDF), Marti Hanson, Lori Brown
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2015 – 11 February

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 14 January 2015 (PDF)
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
  • Report of the Committee on Honorary Degrees, Christian Day
    •  [For the purpose of discussion and vote on nominations for honorary degrees the Senate will proceed in closed session.]
  • Brief Report from the Interim Vice Chancellor re: Status of Searches for Academic Leadership positions, Elizabeth Liddy
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Tiffany Koszalka
  • Report of the Committee on the Library, Deborah Pellow
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2015 – 14 January

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 3 December 2014 (PDF)
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Terry McConnell
  • Report of the Committee on Budget and Fiscal Affairs, Dawit Negussey
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2014 – 03 December

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 5 November 2014 (PDF)
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Can Isik
  • Report of the Committee on Honorary Degrees, Christian Day
    • [For the purpose of discussion and vote on nominations for honorary degrees the Senate will proceed in closed session.]
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Tiffany Koszalka
  • Report of the Committee on Budget and Fiscal Affairs, Dawit Negussey
  • Motions from Crystal Bartolovich et al. affirming the Centennial Declaration of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP);
    • Motion re: faculty responses to issues raised by THE General Body sit-in (PDF)
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2014 – 05 November

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 08 October 2014 (PDF)
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Doug Armstrong In Memoriam: Prof. Sari Knopp Biklen
    • Motion to approve non-senator chairs
    • Revised list of chairs
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Mitch Franklin
  • Resolution on Academic Freedom at the University of Illinois, Mark Rupert, Margaret Thompson
  • Report of the Committee on Appointment and Promotions, Robert Rubinstein
  • Report of the Committee on Administrative Operations, Jeffrey Stanton
  • Resolution from the Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns, Francine D’Amico
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2014 – 8 October

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 10 September 2014 (PDF)
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Doug Armstrong
    • In Memoriam: Prof. Scott Strickland
    • Report of the Subcommittee on Nominations
    • Motion re: committee chairs who are not Senate members
    • List of Senate Committee Chairs
    • Summary of the Work of the Senate, 2013-14
    • Call for Nominations, from Committee on Honorary Degrees (PDF)
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Tiffany Koszalka
  • Report of the Committee on Computing Services, Fred Easton
  • Resolution calling for the affirmation of academic freedom and shared governance at the Univ. of Illinois,
    • Mark Rupert, Margaret Thompson Motion approving resolution
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2014 – 16 April

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 19 March 2014 (PDF)
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Bruce Carter
    • Candidates for degrees
    • Report of the Subcommittee on Nominations
    • Agenda Committee ballot (sent in campus mail)
  • Report of the Committee on Appointment & Promotions, Robert Rubinstein
    • Emeritus recommendations
    • Promotions
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Terry McConnell
  • Report of the Committee on Academic Affairs, Natasha Cooper
    • SU Scholars for 2014
  • Report of the Committee on Budget and Fiscal Affairs, Craig Dudczak
  • Report of the Committee on LGBT Concerns, Beth Ferri
  • Report of the Committee on Student Life (PDF), Steve Fantigrossi, Rosemary Kelly
  • Old Business
  • New Business: Resolution re: fossil fuel divestment

2014 – 15 January

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 4 December 2013
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Bruce Carter
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Terry McConnell
  • Report of the Committee on the Library, Deborah Pellow
  • Report of the Committee on Appointment & Promotions, Robert Rubinstein
  • Report of the Committee on Budget and Fiscal Affairs, Craig Dudczak
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2013 – 4 December

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 6 November 2013
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Bruce Carter
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Terry McConnell
  • Report of the Committee on Academic Affairs, Sandra Lane
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2013 – 6 November

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 9 October 2013
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Bruce Carter
    • Report of the Subcommittee on Nominations
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Terry McConnell
  • Report of the Committee on Appointment & Promotions, Robert Rubinstein
  • Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Promotion, S.P. Raj, Shiu Kai-Chin
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2013 – 9 October

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 11 September 2013
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Bruce Carter
    • Report of the Subcommittee on Nominations (PDF)
    • Motion re: committee chairs who are not Senate members (PDF)
    • List of Senate Committee Chairs (PDF)
    • Summary of the Work of the Senate, 2012-13 (PDF)
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula (PDF), Barbara Kwasnik
  • Report of the Committee on Budget and Fiscal Affairs (PDF), Craig Dudczak
  • Report of the Ad Hoc Committee to Investigate Administrative Policies and Practices (PDF), Kristi Andersen
  • Report of the Committee on Athletic Policy (PDF), Don Siegel
    • GPA by Team Entering Fall 2012 (PDF)
    • ACC APR Comparison 10-11 (PDF)
    • ACC GSR_2002-2005 comparison (PDF)
    • Athletes sa by college by team-Fall 2012 (PDF)
    • Directors cup 2013 (PDF)
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2013 – 17 April

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 20 March 2013 PDF PDF Icon
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Bruce Carter
    • Candidates for Degrees PDF
    • Report of the Subcommittee on Nominations PDF
    • Agenda Committee ballot (sent in campus mail)
    • Acknowledgement of departing senators
  • Report of the Committee on Appointment and Promotions, Chris DeCorse
    • Promotions PDF
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula PDF, Barbara Kwasnik
  • Report of the Committee on Academic Affairs, Sandra Lane
    • SU Scholars for 2013 PDF
  • Report of the Committee on Budget and Fiscal Affairs PDF, Craig Dudczak
  • Report of the Committee on LGBT Concerns PDF, Beth Ferri
  • Report of the Committee for Diversity PDF, Harriet Brown
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2013 – 20 March

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 13 February 2013 PDF
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Bruce Carter
    • Calendar for 2013-14 PDF
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula PDF, Barbara Kwasnik
  • Report of the Committee on Instruction PDF, Stephen Diaz
  • Report of the Committee on Appointment and Promotions PDF, Chris DeCorse
    • Emeritus faculty PDF
    • Promotions PDF
    • Motion PDF
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2013 – 13 February

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 16 January 2013 PDF
    • Addenda to Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 16 January 2013 PDF
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Bruce Carter
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula PDF, Barbara Kwasnik
  • Report of the Committee on Administrative Operations PDF, Gerry Mager
  • Report of the Committee on Women’s Concerns PDF, Marti Hanson
  • Report of the Committee on Budget and Fiscal Affairs PDF, Craig Dudczak
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2013 – 16 January

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 5 December 2012 PDF
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Bruce Carter
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula PDF, Barbara Kwasnik
  • Report of the Committee on Appointment and Promotions PDF, Doug Anderson
    • Reaffirmation of Faculty Manual principles PDF
  • Report of the Ad Hoc Committee to Investigate Administrative Policies and Practices PDF, Kristi Andersen
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2012 – 5 December

  • Minutes of the University Senate meeting of 7 November 2012 PDF
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Bruce Carter
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Barbara Kwasnik
    • December 5, 2012 PDF
  • Report of the Committee on Honorary Degrees, Christian Day
    • [For the purpose of discussion and vote on the nominees the Senate will proceed in closed session.]
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2012 – 7 November

  • Minutes of University Senate meeting of 10 October 2012 PDF
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Bruce Carter
    • In memoriam: John James Prucha (Cathryn Newton)
  • Report of the Committee on Curricula, Barbara Kwasnik November 7, 2012 PDF
  • Report of the Committee on Appointment and Promotion, Chris DeCorse
    • November 7, 2012 PDF
  • Old Business
  • New Business

2012 – 10 October

  • Minutes of University Senate meeting of 21 September 2012 PDF
  • Report of Senate Agenda Committee, Bruce Carter
    • Report of the Subcommittee on Nominations PDF
    • Motion re: committee chairs who are not Senate members PDF
    • List of Senate Committee Chairs PDF
    • Summary of the Work of the Senate, 2011-12 PDF
  • Report of the Committee on Computing Services, Fred Easton 2011-12 committee work PDF
  • Report of the Committee on Athletic Policy, Don Siegel 2011-12 committee work PDFPDF Icon
  • Old Business
  • New Business